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and control is absolutely crucial. and now, we have a new technology. we understand much better how we can interact at a distance. we must, as well, deploy some demand and control elements. and how we can empower, i who say, the strategy corporal in the field, with the new technology. so we have a lot of things. in terms of the country as well. and certainly in the air/land domain, how we work again better together. we improve the efficiency. and the keys are the joint intellnnceg of everything. and afterwards, selective measures, selective effects to reach the best level of efficiency, i would say, on the realm, depending on the effects that we are really expecting from those system, those people, those men and women. >> you just had an industry day. have you been going around the world to try to solicit the best ideas from industry. you just got back from istanbul. what were you looking for, from industry, what do you want to see from industry? >> well, what i would see, that was a clear outcome of istanbul, a nato forum, it is more interaction with us in preparing the future. everybody
's technology troubleshooters say healthcare.gov can now handle 50,000 users at that time a time, or up to 800,000 each day. advisor jeffrey zion said the site now works most of the time for most users. >> we executed hundreds of software fixes, and hardware upgrades. and the site is now stable and operating at its intended capacity, with greatly improved performance. >> reporter: the department of health and human services said system failures have fallen from 6% in october to less than 1%. and responses have declined from 8 minutes to less than one. the obama administration had promised the fixes by this past weekend. congress is watching closely, because the success or failure of healthcare reform is expected to be a critical factor in next year's midterm elections. already the botched rollout has put enrollment rates far below white house targets. consumers now have just a few weeks to sign up for coverage to begin on january 1. to handle the surge, the technology team is scrambling to make more upgrades to the website and warns too much traffic could still overwhelm the system. tara merge
believe this website is and will function effectively. >> president obama's technology troubleshooters say healthcare.gov can handle 800,000 each day. >> the success or failure of healthcare reform sexfected to -- is expected to be critical in this year's election. >> there's a spot waiting for me. >> a new food truck lottery took effect. for the rest of december, eight popular locations, 95 spaces are reserved for the lottery winners. >> the stock market kicked off the month of december with a loss. even though a record number of people came out to stop over the long thanksgiving weekend, they spent less for the first time in nearly seven years. >> blackberry's ceo says the one-time leader in the smart phone industry is no longer for sale, but that the struggle company will focus again on delivering. after months of speculation, d.c. mayor, vincent gray will run for reelection. >> everybody will ask about this federal investigation. talking about the 2010 campaign, for which the u.s. attorney said there was a corrupt campaign. the mayor said all along he has done nothing wrong a
takes a look. >> reporter: this is the air drop technology amazon calls prime air. c.e.o. jeff bezos told charlie rose on "60 minutes" he hopes it will deliver packages under five pounds faster than a pizza. >> these are effectively drones but there's no reason that they can't be used as delivery vehicles. >> reporter: bezos said a fleet of self-guided drones is still years away. >> i know it can't be before 2015 because that's the earliest that we could get the rules from the f.a.a. my guess is that's probably a little optimistic. >> reporter: the federal aviation administration is still working out how drones can safely operate below 10,000 feet-- america's most congested airspace. for now only law enforcement and research institutes qualify for the f.a.a.'s drone permits. but over the next year, the agency will tell the viability of commercial drones in six pilot areas. teams in 24 states have submitted applications to participate. including adaptive flight in marietta, georgia, which has developed four drone models. eric johnson is the cofounder. he's sympathetic to the challenge
on the affordable care act. a dramatic improvement. leaders of the white house technology team say they fixed more than 400 bugs in the system. of course, the question still remains, will that translate into more people signing up? as tara explains, the team admits there are still plenty of challenges ahead. >> the frantic work to fix the government healthcare website is starting to pay off. president obama's technology troubleshooters say healthcare.gov can handle 50,000 users at a time. or up to 800,000 each day. adviser, jeffrey zion said in a conference call, the site now works most of the time for most users. >> we executed hundreds of software fixes and hardware upgrades and the site is now stable and operating at its intended capacity with greatly improved performance. >> the department of health and human services says system failures have fallen from 6% in october to less than 1%. and response times for web pages have declined from 8 seconds to less than 1. the obama administration had promised to deliver those fixes by this past weekend. congress is watching closely because the succes
.com/holidayoffer to give yourself the ultimate technology gift today. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. to give yourself the ultimate technology gift today. ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. captioning funded by cbs and ford >> simon: tonight, you will not hear from world leaders about the greatness of nelson mandela, but from the people closest to him-- from the people who called him by his clan name, "madiba." what they saw and admired more than anything else was his power of forgiveness, how he forgave the people who had stolen his life from him. you will see him tonight not as nelson the man who liberated a nation, but as madiba-- father, husband, cellmate, friend. >> you know, most people
to the technology team. >> we believe this website is and will function effectively for the vast majority of users and each day we will continue to take steps to make further improvements. >> we're still tracking showers to the west out towards pittsburgh back into the ohio valley. we're tracking much warmer temperatures, 50s and 60s on the way. >> new information tonight in the death of fast and furious star paul walker. >> this video shows the fiery wreck moments after paul walker and a friend crashed into a pole in valencia, california. this is walker just before leaving a fundraiser saturday standing next to a porsche carrera gt. his friend who races cars was believed to be driving when they crashed. >> the stock market kicked off december with a loss even though a record number of people came out to shop over the long thanksgiving weekend. they spent less for the first time in nearly seven years. >>> d.c. police are just releasing a video of a machine they say raped a -- man they say raped a woman in northwest d.c. attacked last tuesday in the 5100 block of wisconsin avenue. this is the man p
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we asked 125 police departments whether they're using the stingray technology. many didn't respond at all, but we were still able to determine at least 25 are using it including three in the washington area. to read more about it see tomorrow's usa today and to learn which local police departments in the washington area are using this see our investigation tomorrow night at 11:00 on wusa9. i'm investigative reporter russ ptacek, wusa9. >>> five extraordinary artists are being honored tonight as part of the 36th annual kennedy center honors. actress shirley mcclain, opera singer martina arollya and musician carlos santana recognized for their contributions to the arts. >> i'd like to give voice to the invisible ones still in this nation. there's a lot of people who we don't give voice. i represent them. so it's fun to represent them. >> my feet have not touched the ground since i've been here. >> the honors will be broadcast december 29th here on wusa9. >>> some of you might have heard thunder in your neighborhood. topper is tracking the storm. topper is tracking the storm. and our
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of rodent track magazine. >> motor sports has always been the place wherautomotive technology is pushed, where there's new ideas that get to be tried and tested and even perfected. they're learning limitations of batteries, how quickly they can take energy out and in. >> reporter: they think this electric vehicle can reach 200 miles an hour inside 10 seconds. he has fewer doubters every day . >> they go that fast but virginia and maryland state troopers will stop you on the beltway, that's for sure. >>> the only thing i can say is we've had a whacky start to meteorological winter. freezing cold, warm, and now? >> it will be well in the 60s tomorrow. sunday we could be talking ice across the region. really cold air that's coming down from canada is already in the central and northern rockies. it's going to take its time getting here. i'm concerned somewhat that sunday will be a tough day to do things outside. let's show you what's happening on our michael & son weather camera. really kind of a hazy, cloudy looking day right now. temperatures will shoot toward the mid and even upper 50s i
technologies and jobs... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >> pelley: today federal regulators ordered new york's metro north commuter railroad to change its signal system so that trains can't speed and to put two operators on routes that have dangerous curves. last sunday, a metro north train flew off the tracks in the bronx when it hit a 30 miles an hour curve at 82 miles an hour. four passengers were killed. the engineer told investigators he'd been in a daze before the derailment. tonight police in mexico are guarding a hospital where six people are being treated for radiation exposure. a government official says they are suspects in the theft this week of a truck that was carrying radioactive material used in medical equipment. the truck and the material were recovered on wednesday. the police said the thieves probably had no idea they were putting their lives in danger. some of the whales that were stranded in shallow water in florida are on t
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